What you should know when relocating to a different town
Let’s face it, moving from Nairobi has never been this enticing given the high cost of living, inflation and the traffic jams experienced in the city, let us not even get to the pollution! No one really loves all the work involved in relocating more so when the move is across counties or towns. But with research and planning, you are much more likely to have a smooth move and begin your new life on a positive note.
To help you do exactly that, we’ve put together a list of tips with everything you need to know about relocating to a different county (inter-county move) or town. Now let’s get started!
1. Begin Early
Whether you’re moving for pleasure or out of necessity, moving is always a major stressor. Start planning your move early.
2. Keep a moving checklist
One of the easiest ways to always ensure that you do not forget important things is by keeping a checklist. This should be as detailed as possible and should have timelines.
3. Draw a budget
a budget helps one to plan for the anticipated moving costs.
4. Visit the New Town
As much as Moving long distance is a great way to turn a new page in your life, the neighborhood you choose to live in will make or break your experience in a new town.
5. Hire Professional Movers
Moving to a new town is hard to do without professional movers. When hiring a moving company to help with the move, make sure it’s a reliable and trustworthy one. Born out of the hunger to bring professionalism to the removals business, The Centric Moving Company offers quality moving services and respect for clientele and their possessions.
6. Confirm the Time Needed for the Move
you should ask your mover how long it takes to move and the number of days allowable for the move. Do not make assumptions for that is a recipe for disaster.
7. Choose a Moving Date
Believe it or not, when you move can affect the cost of your move. Those moving on public holidays and peak seasons will likely have less mover availability and therefore, higher moving rates. Off peak moves are always encouraged.
8. Make Necessary Travel Arrangements
Moving long distance almost always involves making travel arrangements. Just make sure to arrange your travel plans well before the move.
Packing is one of the biggest tasks when planning a move. Make things easier by getting rid of things you don’t need anymore.
10. Pack Your Personal Essentials
A longer – haul move means you will most likely arrive in the new location before the moving truck. Make preparations to be without your belongings. Pack a change of clothes and any personal effects that you may need to have with you. Do not forget your vitamins and any medication.
11. Explore your New Neighborhood:
After relocating, it is time to familiarize yourself with the new neighborhood and meet new people and make new friends.
Relocating to a different town is emotionally and physically challenging, at The Centric Moving Company, our trained packers and movers will bring ease to the process. It is our business to provide professional, personalized removal locally and internationally. We do it creatively, efficiently and effectively. It is in our DNA.